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Question DetailsAsked on 9/9/2017

who levels manufactured home on Oregon Coast--specifically Waldport and cost for leveling manufactured home.

Home is placed on concrete strip and also jacks. Is banded from frame of home to angleirons poured in the footings. Is a doublewide with attached stick built garage and has exterior deck converted to sunroom. Was placed in 1994.

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OK - wind/seismic tiedowns will hve to be released for the relevelling, then tightened back down afterwards. The attached garage and sunroom may be a problem if truly attached, which they may have been if the home is on a concrete strip foundation. Technically they should not have been rigidly connected unless the foundation was a full strip footing to below frost depth for your area - if a surface strip (only 6-12 inches into the ground) they should have been attached only with a weather seal to allow for movement.


If you need relevelling with a poured foundation, then sounds like you have a foundation issue too - which should be looked into to be sure it is not failing, and that it is intact enough to provide the holdodwn resistance which the anchors are there to provide.


Angies List does not have a category for this service - google for mobile home levelling services, or contact manufactured home dealers in your area - most of them either do it or use installation companies who will also do relevelling.


Costs for this are all over the place, and of course a lot more if your foundation is damaged or failing - can run as low as a few hundred $ in cases where the tiedowns were installed with adjustment turnbuckles and the jacks are functional - just jack up or down a bit and shim. At the other extreme cases would be a foundation failure so you need a new footing installed - which would be in typically the couple or few thousand $ range. In- between cases where the foudnation is OK but it was not installed such that adjustment is easy commonly in the $500-1000 range.


Here is a previous similar questions with answer and a few links to other similar questions FYI:


http://answers.angieslist.com/cost-re...

Answered 1 year ago by LCD




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